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Groundbreaking is expected to begin within the next two months on a Children’s Discovery Garden that will allow kids to experience nature and teach them to be good stewards of the environment.

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The annual event held by the Kiwanis Club of Largo/Mid-Pinellas in partnership with the city attracts plenty of animal lovers to the park that will play host to the carnival for both pooches and children.

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While city commissioners didn’t make any decisions during a recent discussion of the Largo Golf Course’s future, it was clear most of them intend to save the property from a date with a bulldozer.

LARGO — This time each year, children’s laughter and squeals of joy reach every corner of the spacious Largo Central Park. Two events — Touch-a-Truck and Playing Unplugged — would combine to draw thousands to the heart of Largo. 

LARGO — Most Largo residents should expect to see a 17% increase in their stormwater utility bills next month after city commissioners voted 6-1 to approve the rate hike March 2.

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LARGO — The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a devastating blow to the local economy and Largo’s roughly 4,000 small businesses. But some not only survived, but they thrived in the hearts of their customers.

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LARGO — City commissioners often say they would like more engagement from the public about items of interest in the community. A proposed ordinance to add regulations for Largo’s two pet stores stirred up plenty Jan. 19, as people from all over the state pleaded with city leaders to deny the…

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The 500 and 600 blocks of West Bay Drive have been empty for about 18 months as an ambitious project to construct a mixed-use development has foundered over lack of financing. After a long search, the developer has now found an investor in a new project that could include as many as 300 apartments.

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LARGO — After more than a year of work and research, city leaders decided they won’t follow the same path as Hillsborough and Pasco counties, which recently banned the retail sale of dogs and cats.

City commissions and councils around Pinellas County met for the first time since the Nov. 3 general election this past week, and some new faces made their first appearance with their respective boards. 

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BELLEAIR — The permanent closing of Poinsettia Road to vehicle traffic at the Pinellas Trail — if it eventually happens — could lead to lawsuits from neighboring Largo, which just completed its own road work that connects to Belleair, Town Manager JP Murphy said.

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LARGO — In the race for City Commission seat 3, challenger Eric Gerard says Largo needs to take a more aggressive role in being a leader in Pinellas County. Incumbent Curtis Holmes says the results from his leadership speak for themselves. Voters will decide Nov. 3 which message resonates more.

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